Dr. Van Thiel is a nationally recognized expert in the field of hip arthroscopy having performed hundreds of procedures on patients from recreational to high level athletes. He serves as a team physician in the Chicago Blackhawks Medical Network as well as with the US National Soccer Teams. He continues to speak and teach internationally on surgical techniques in hip arthroscopy and the treatment of hip pain. As an Assistant Professor at Rush University Medical Center he believes in cutting edge research and has published many articles and book chapters on techniques in hip arthroscopy.
Hip arthroscopy is a surgical procedure that allows orthopedic specialists to view the hip joint with a minimally invasive procedure that does not require making large incisions in skin or soft tissue). Arthoscopy is used to diagnose a wide range of potential hip problems.
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